Helping MBA Students Work & Live Smarter

Work-Life MBA Balance Readiness Assessment Tool

Family & Significant Others

Family & Significant Others
Readiness Assessment Tool


Family/significant other support or 'buy-in' is essential to managing work-life balance during MBA study. The following questions are designed to provide insight into how well you and your family or significant other have prepared for this temporary disruption in work-life balance. The added insight and preparation may help you avoid some of the disasters others have experienced before you.

Instructions: Click on the drop down button to answer each question.  A number is associated with each answer. Add the numbers and place your answer in the total box below question 5.  Using your browser print function you can print yourself a copy.

1. I understand and have planned for the added workload and stress that will be placed on me by adding an MBA program to my already busy schedule.:

2. My family/significant other understands and we have planned for the added workload and stress that will be placed on me by adding an MBA program to my already busy schedule.

3. Planning for the added workload and stress that will be placed on me by adding an MBA program to my already busy schedule included a reallocation of family chores such as cooking meals, picking up and dropping off dry cleaning, childcare, etc.

4. My family/significant other is supportive of me adding an MBA program to my already busy schedule.

5. My family/significant other is willing to participate in family/significant other support programs and social events sponsored by the MBA program for their benefit.

 Please add the numbers corresponding to your answers to arrive at a total score:

Scores

15 or Less = Could indicate additional effort is needed.

20 or More = Could indicate no additional effort is needed.

Use your overall score as a guide for increasing your effort in the area of MBA Work-Life Balance.



Work Life Balance Tool

Free JavaScripts provided
by The JavaScript Source



Web Hosting Companies